international day for sex workers

International Sex Workers’ Week is celebrated throughout Australasia

International Sex Workers’ Day (International Whore's Day), 2 June, is a day which many sex worker activists celebrate, respect, honour and commemorate as the first internationally recognised sex worker instigated and organized direct action and civil rights action. On June 2, 1975, over 100 sex workers in Lyon, France, engaged in a civil disobedience action that involved a week-long occupation of St. Nizer Church.

GCWA Statement of support on the International Day for Sex Workers

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